Tenaga moves closer to coal-fired power plant project in Sumatera

KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd and its Indonesian counterparts moved closer to their plan to build a coal-fired power plant and undertake a coalmine project in Sumatera.

Tenaga said on Tuesday it had signed a joint development agreement with Indonesia’s power company PT PLN and coal miner PT Bukit Asam, which has a production operation mining permit in Indonesia.

The venture would also see Tenaga taking a role in the procurement relating to the construction of an interconnection line from Telok Gong in Melaka to Garuda Sakti in Sumatera, Indonesia.

Tenaga said the mine mouth coal fired power plant would be built in Peranap, which was 250km south east of Pekanbaru, Sumatera.

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Posted October 16, 2012 by repit in News

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